Best 4 265 of Compassion quotes - MyQuotes
Peace can be found within, no matter the external circumstances.
Love and compassion ... are the ultimate source of human happiness, and the need for them lies at the very core of our being.
Even in darkness it is possible to create light and encourage compassion. That it is possible to feel free inside a prison. That even in exile, friendship exists and can become an anchor. That one instant before dying, man is still immortal.
See life and feel its pulses with the eyes of a compassionate mother.
Consciousness is like a light bulb. We can dim it or brighten it with the power of awareness, love, compassion, and kindness.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
Wisdom: pure rain landing on a parched mountain, requiring time to percolate deeply, to become a Peaceful and Life-giving spring which reveals it's presence far from where rain was first encountered.
To please God, live a godly life and nurture kindness, compassion, justice, and humility.
Preach the gospel wherever you can; when all else fails use words.
No compassion will be tolerated for the Jews. We deny the Pope’s statement that there is but one human race. The Jews are parasites.
We, the United States, have to be guilty. We have to be guilty. We have to be underperforming. We have to be not showing compassion or dignity or whatever code word is used to transmit the notion that we're mean-spirited, that we're selfish, and that we're probably bigoted and racist and don't want people here like that.
Compassion becomes an integral part of our spiritual work, and we are truly motivated by it to help awaken everyone we come into contact with, in hopes that they can see the light and love in their hearts, and be inspired to do the same for others. Together we can help spread less suffering on the planet, and carry on a goal for universal awakening.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Nothing is sweeter than being unapologetically you. Don't live your life just to impress others. Reveal your truth, Express your love, Live your dreams.
Donald Trump telling Jimmy Fallon to be a “man”, is like a turtle telling a cheetah to “run faster”. Being a “man” means having compassion for children, not cheating on all of your wives, and being strong enough to admit your mistakes, rather than lying to cover them up!
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
If you don't care for my Spiritual honesty… Would you prefer the Adversary’s lies???
Compassion: a robust dance between grace and wisdom.
Most people are not good people. In business, in art, in almost every 'world' I've been in, most people I've meet are pretty gray to black. It takes practice to be the person who is a source of compassion and honesty.
Buddha also said that the Dharma, like a bird, needs two wings to fly, and that the wing that balances Wisdom is compassion.
No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
Rachel Naomi Remen
Most people have come to prefer certain of lifes experiences and deny and reject others, unaware of the value of the hidden things that may come wrapped in plain and even ugly paper. In avoiding all pain and seeking comfort at all costs, we may be left without intimacy or compassion; in rejecting change and risk we often cheat ourselves of the quest; in denying our suffering we may never know our strength or our greatness
People often associate complexity with deeper meaning, when often after precious time has been lost, it is realized that simplicity is the key to everything.
If we cannot tame the valkyries of our emotions and restrain the burgeoning crankiness of our actions, we have to empower our mind, at some point, and let time flow on the waves of remission and compassion… and loosen up. ("Transcendental meditation")
What we do about our feelings determines the quality of our relationship with ourselves.
Compassion arises naturally as the quivering of the heart in the face of pain, ours and another's. True compassion is not limited by the separateness of pity, nor by the fear of being overwhelmed. When we come to rest in the great heart of compassion, we discover a capacity to bear witness to, suffer with, and hold dear with our own vulnerable heart the sorrows and beauties of the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But a compassion for that which is not and cannot be useful and lovely, is degrading and futile.
As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love, and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness.
Once you understand love, you don’t need a reward your kindness or compassion just like you don’t need a reward for breathing.
Lailah Gifty Akita
The attitude of others towards you is the reflection of their state of mind.
Reality is not wild or chaos. It is a grand artwork of the existence. Compassion is harmonizing our soul with the grand melody of the existence.
...opt for kindness wherever possible
The only absurdity in which I find equally immense compassion and morality is Christianity - though the compassion is outlandish and the morality is blemished.
Ethics cannot be based upon our obligations toward people, but they are complete and natural only when we feel this Reverence for Life and the desire to have compassion for and to help all creatures insofar as it is in our power. I think that this ethic will become more and more recognized because of its great naturalness and because it is the foundation of a true humanism toward which we must strive if our culture is to become truly ethical.
The foundation of the Buddha's teachings lies in compassion, and the reason for practicing the teachings is to wipe out the persistence of ego, the number-one enemy of compassion.
There is a fine line between compassion and a victim mentality. Compassion though is a healing force and comes from a place of kindness towards yourself. Playing the victim is a toxic waste of time that not only repels other people, but also robs the victim of ever knowing true happiness.
I've got to love the souls of people. Because I can't love every incarnation. I have to identify with my own soul. And then I can have such compassion for that soul who has an incarnation like George Bush. I feel compassion. That's karma of the here. Compassion and love, that's all.This is quotes copyright © By Pumpkin Limited
The victory of greed over love and compassion has been civilization's downfall.
The greatest threat to compassion is the temptation to succumb to fantasies of moral superiority.
Russell D. Moore
We find it difficult to distinguish between spiritual combatants… and their hostages.
Apology may start as a feeling, a desire to make matters right, but it requires a commitment to move that desire into practice, to actually take on the great courageous task of showing compassion to others.
There's a schizoid quality to our relationship with animals, in which sentiment and brutality exist side by side. Half the dogs in America will receive Christmas presents this year, yet few of us pause to consider the miserable life of the pig - an animal easily as intelligent as a dog - that becomes the Christmas ham.
Every human being has the right to respected for his or her own merits or demerits. Respect their personal right to live according to their preference or submission to their faith. No one should be condemned for choosing a life path even if it something you disapprove. We are not here to condemn but to understand and let the sinners as you say be the responsibility of God. Our task is to prevent more chaos and conflict in this universe. Only kindness can do that.
but the way to be really despicable is to be contemptuous of other people's pain.
If I am practicing spiritual poverty, which says that I own nothing, then the problems aren't mine and neither are the energy and compassion pouring through my heart to try to solve them. I am just a link in the process. If I don't take anything personally, then I can do great work without flagging. The Dalai Lama once said, 'Try with all your might - to work very, very hard - to make the world a better place, and if all your efforts are to no avail . . . no hard feelings!'
Everyone is doing the best they can with what they know, and we are all here to learn and grow.
I understand what it's like to go to hospitals and there's no medicine, and the best thing you have to give the patients is compassion.
Making choices that improve things for all of us on the planet is an act of compassion, a simple act we can do any time we go shopping.
Joseph P. Kauffman
God is the ultimate ground of Being, and this ultimate ground of Being is YOU. For one who realizes their true nature as God, as Consciousness, life becomes a joy without end.
Joseph P. Kauffman
Everything exists as information in a field of infinite possibilities, and it is our Consciousness that renders the information and causes it to appear as the material world.
The essence of the teachings is to lose self importance and to care more for the welfare of others and the magical world around us, than we do for ourselves and our own self images.
When you engage in compassion, and you hear a distressing sound, like someone calling for help, there is an activation in an area of the brain called the insular, which has to do with empathy and altruism, that is vastly more activated than in non-meditators.
I have to say, as much I am respectful of people's faith and the idea of it being necessary for them, but when it comes to the Catholic church as an organization I don't have one scintilla of compassion, understanding, anything. I just think they're the most heinous, corrupt, separatingly vile organization that's ever been on the planet.